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Sony Alpha NEX-7


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Manufacturer Sony Electronics
Model name Alpha NEX-7
Date announced 2011-08-26
MSRP $1200
Street price $999  See all prices
Official site NEX-7 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 23.5 x 15.6 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 6000 x 4000 (24 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Sony E-mount
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,000 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
1.09x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 16000
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVCHD)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method Memory Stick Pro Duo + SD/SDHC/SDXC (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NP-FW50 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
430 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.8 x 2.8 x 1.7 in (121.9 x 71.1 x 43.2 mm)
Weight (empty) 10.3 oz (291 g)
 
Included software Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter SR, Image Data Lightbox
 
Misc. notes Sony's enthusiast NEX camera has a 24MP CMOS sensor, new Tri-Navi UI that uses three dials to adjust settings, an XGA OLED electronic viewfinder, Full 1080/60p video recording, and a built-in flash. Add an F3.5-5.6, 18 - 55 mm lens for $150 more.
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